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Volunteer in Ghana, Africa

Locations

Ghana: Ho, Hohoe, Rural Areas

Program Duration

2-4 Weeks, 1-2 Years, 1-2 Weeks, 3-6 Months, 5-8 Weeks, 7-12 Months, 9-12 Weeks, Multiple Year

Dates

All year round

Qualifications

Qualification is not required unless you want to work in a specified institution

Minimum Education

High School

Languages

  • English
  • French

Cost in US$:

568 for one week and 740 for two-four weeks

Cost Includes:

  • Language instruction
  • Food
  • Housing
  • Pre-departure orientation/Training
  • In-country orientation/Training
  • In-country staff support
  • Registration fees

Program Fees Include:

* Food
* Housing
* In-country orientation
* Airport pick up

Salary/Pay

No

Experience Required

no

Volunteer Types

  • Agriculture
  • Aids
  • Building & Construction Projects
  • Childcare & Children
  • Community Centers
  • Community Development
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Conservation
  • Counseling
  • Culture
  • Dental
  • Disability Issues
  • Drama
  • Driving
  • Eco-tourism
  • Education
  • English Teaching
  • Environment
  • Festivals
  • Gender Issues
  • Grassroots Organization
  • Health
  • Health Care
  • Health Education
  • Human Rights
  • Nursing
  • Orphans
  • Public Health
  • Senior Citizens
  • Social Work
  • Sports
  • Teaching
  • Tourism
  • Tree Planting
  • Tutor
  • Volunteer Management
  • Women
  • Youth
  • Youth Development

Age Range

15-65

This Program is open to

American, European, Canadian, Australian, South African, Worldwide, Asian and Kiwi Participants. This Program is also open to Families, Couples and Individuals.

Typical Living Arrangements

  • Home-stays
  • Group living
  • Apartment/Flat
  • Other
  • Guest House

Participants Travel

Independently or in Groups

Typically Participants Work

Independently or in Groups of 2 or more

Application Process Involves

  • Written Application
  • Letters of Reference
  • Phone/Video Interview
  • In-Person Interview Required
  • In-Person Interview when Feasible
  • Physical Exam/Health Records
  • Transcript
  • Resume
  • Other
  • Online Application

Typically The Application Process Time is

1 day